Com 101 Week 8 Assignment 1

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There are many revision changes recommended by the Center for Writing Excellence. WritePoint is an automated system that recognizes errors in essays made by university students. I am thankful for this helpful service, and I do not know what I would do without it. I should not use “we”, “us”, or “our”. Using questions in my essay is not a good idea, rather I should provide answers. There is some improper grammar in a few sentences that needs to be fixed. I also should avoid using words like, “lots” or “a lot of”. Each topic sentence directly addresses the thesis as well as state the topic. I need to work on an effective closing that reinforces the main point on each paragraph. The essay is coherent, and it flows from beginning to end. I need to use strong transitions between sentences and paragraphs. The essay reflects on the evidence and explains its importance. The Plagiarism Checker revealed that there is a two percent similarity index. I wrote a sentence that defined amenities. The sentence was written word for word from Wikipedia, and it should be in quotations with the name of the resource at the bottom of the page. I will be making my way into revising and editing my essay with the changes I have made.

The step in the writing process after drafting is revising. Revising means to look over your paper in order to clarify ideas. Doing this helps to make the ideas clearer, more accurate, more interesting, or more convincing. When revising, I will make changes to my first draft before putting the finishing touches on it during the editing and proofreading stage. This is necessary because, everyone makes mistakes, and we need to look over our essay to fix what needs to be revised and edited.

Revising is the first step we should take after the first draft. We should be careful when we use words that sound alike, but have different meanings. Choose words with the connotations I want, and use specific words rather than overly general words. Revising will also...
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